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CITY OF ILLUSIONS

Le Guin, Ursula K.

Editore: Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1975
ISBN 10: 0824014227 / ISBN 13: 9780824014223
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Titolo: CITY OF ILLUSIONS

Casa editrice: Garland Publishing, Inc., New York

Data di pubblicazione: 1975

Legatura: Hardcover

autografato: Signed

Edizione: First US hardcover edition

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Signed by Le Guin on the title page. The third book in the Hanish trilogy. Offset from the Ace Books paperback first edition. A fine copy, issued without dust jacket. Codice inventario libreria 34029

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He is a full-grown man, alone in a dense forest, with no trail to show where he has come from and no memory to tell who or what he is. His eyes are not the eyes of a human. The forest people take him in and raise him, teaching him to speak, training him in the knowledge and lore of the forest, but they cannot solve the riddle of his past. At last, he sets out on a perilous quest to find his true self--and discovers a universe of danger.

City of Illusions is a part of the acclaimed Hainish Cycle, set in a galaxy colonized hundreds of thousands of years ago by a variety of humanoid species. Since the golden age of the League of All Worlds, Earth, like the rest of the known worlds, has fallen to the Shing, who rule through subtle mind control. Scattered groups of humans endure in a state of paranoia and semibarbarism. Is there one who can stand against the Shing?

Sinossi: Each volume in the "Modern Women Writers" series offers a complete fictional work by a contemporary female writer, which reflects a different culture and set of experiences. The books contain extensive study material and assignments at a range of levels for GCSE English and English literature courses. In addition to pre-reading activities and notes, the novels contain a reading log with ideas for group and individual assignments to help pupils comprehend the text. This is the story of a journey of discovery - a story full of riddles, allegories and echoes of ancient cultures; of Utopia, a fantastic city. It is a story of the discovery of many alien cultures in a "far-future Earth", of identity and self-knowledge by Falk, the central character, and of what is essentially human and civilizing in us all. The text is also suitable for adult students taking English examinations and for overseas students.

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